3D Systems Plans to Unveil Several New Products At Its October 2008 World Conference

Program Includes Presentations On Latest Rapid Manufacturing Applications, In-depth Technical Lectures, Hands-on Training, Comprehensive Exhibits, Networking Opportunities and New Digital Dentistry Track for Dental Lab Attendees

Rock Hill, South Carolina, UNITED STATES


ROCK HILL, S.C., Sept. 15, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), a leading provider of 3-D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced today that it plans to kick-off its World Conference on Tuesday, October 21, 2008, by unveiling and demonstrating its next generation products. During its October 20-23, 2008, international conference in Charlotte, NC, USA, the company plans to demonstrate several new products and present several technology announcements related to its 3-D Printing, Stereolithography (SLA(r)) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS(r)) product lines.

Building off of the success of its inaugural 2007 conference that attracted more than 400 attendees from 18 countries, 3D Systems plans to provide presentations on the latest trends in Rapid Manufacturing, in-depth technical lectures, hands-on system and software training sessions, comprehensive exhibits, and networking opportunities. Recognizing the growing importance and transformative momentum of CAD/CAM solutions within the dental field, the company plans to offer a special digital dentistry track as part of its 2008 World Conference packed with cutting-edge Additive Fabrication solutions for dental labs.

"The 3D Systems World Conference provides a unique venue to experience and explore next generation systems and materials such as 3D Systems' recently launched iPro 9000 SLA(r) Precision Center that produces ultra high-definition 'Pro-Parts' with exceptional consistency, repeatability and tolerances that rival the accuracy of CNC-machined plastic parts," said Maggie Hendry, 3D Systems' conference coordinator. "This is the opportunity to see the future of our industry and to talk with our innovative research and development teammates who work everyday to advance our technology. We are very excited to provide a rich venue for new and veteran industry professionals to come together to learn, explore and discuss the newest products, the latest trends and emerging solutions within our industry."

There are no registration or conference fees, and 3D Systems will provide food, beverages, entertainment and transportation to conference events. There is a $99 fee to participate in a full day of hands-on training classes. To learn more about the 3D Systems World Conference, visit www.3dworldconference.com.

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About 3D Systems

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3-D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions. Its systems and materials reduce the time and cost of designing products and facilitate direct and indirect manufacturing by creating actual parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used for design communication and prototyping as well as for production of functional end-use parts: Transform your products.

More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com.

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